N.C. Republicans Advance Bill Limiting Mail-In Ballot Counting
Last updated 11/19/2021 at 4:11pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With the legislative year nearing an end, North Carolina Republicans on Wednesday advanced a string of measures that voting rights groups fear would prevent lawfully cast ballots from being counted and discourage participation in the 2022 election.
The bills the GOP moved through the House rules committee are unlikely to become law, as they would almost assuredly lack the support of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and enough Democratic state lawmakers to override a possible veto.
Among the measures Republicans are pursuing is a plan to prevent the counting of absentee ball...